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# france - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From The42 South African Rugby chief questions 'opaque' World Cup decision process Bitter Disappointed

South African Rugby chief questions 'opaque' World Cup decision process

South Africa were favourites to stage the World Cup in six years’ time, but the tournament will return to France.

# france - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From The42 Stoppage time equaliser extends Germany's unbeaten run to 21 games Friendly

Stoppage time equaliser extends Germany's unbeaten run to 21 games

Germany extended their unbeaten run to 21 games as Lars Stindl rescued a 2-2 draw against France on Tuesday.

# france - Monday 13 November, 2017

# france - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From The42 Hansen: Sonny Bill didn't know the rules Yellow

Hansen: Sonny Bill didn't know the rules

The All Blacks star was unaware of the rule that led to his yellow card against France, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said.

# france - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From The42 Crotty scores New Zealand's 2,000th try as unconvincing All Blacks defeat France in Paris Landmark

Crotty scores New Zealand's 2,000th try as unconvincing All Blacks defeat France in Paris

Steve Hansen’s side were not entirely convincing despite a big win at the Stade de France.

Irish woman missing in France since Wednesday

The teacher from Clare was last seen shopping in the town of Annonay.

# france - Thursday 9 November, 2017

French woman fakes her own kidnapping to hide affair from boyfriend

25-year-old Sandy Gaillard came up with the ruse last July.

# france - Monday 6 November, 2017

Funfair operators block Paris roads over plans to end 'tacky' Champs Elysées Christmas market

Paris City Hall confirmed that the market would be blocked this year due to “the mediocre quality of the shows and products sold”.

Charlie Hebdo receives death threats over cartoon about Islamic scholar who faces rape allegations

Ramadan, 55, has furiously denied the accusations as a “campaign of lies launched by my adversaries”.

# france - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Hate campaign shuts down French anti-harassment hotline

The women received over 20,000 insulting messages.

# france - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana

Macron has made controversial comments in the past about French colonies.

# france - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

French judges to rule on whether family can call their child "Jihad"

More than 200 people have been killed in a string of attacks in France in the past few years claimed by self-described jihadists.

# france - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

# france - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Poll: Do you think people should be fined for cat-calling? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think people should be fined for cat-calling?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# france - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment

Police began hunting for the cub after noticing selfies on social media of a man and the cub.

# france - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From The42 'Martial is a far better player than I was at 21' - Thierry Henry High Praise

'Martial is a far better player than I was at 21' - Thierry Henry

The young French forward has often been compared to his countryman, but the Arsenal legend feels he can be ‘world class’.

# france - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Five arrested after discovery of homemade bomb in Paris

The latest terror attack in France was on Sunday in Marseille, when a man stabbed two women to death at the main train station.

# france - Monday 2 October, 2017

From The42 Football Manager to blame as Bolivian FA mistakenly contact French defender about call-up Computer Says No

Football Manager to blame as Bolivian FA mistakenly contact French defender about call-up

Ruben Aguilar was contacted by the South American country with a view to capping him at international level, but the video game’s data was incorrect.

Islamic State claim responsibility for Marseilles knife attack

Two women were killed and the attacker was later shot dead by soldiers on patrol.

# france - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Two women stabbed to death at Marseille station, attacker shot by police

Police have urged people in the city to avoid the area around Saint-Charles station.

From The42 'I don't even know who scored. It just suddenly fell on me': Lille fan recalls barrier collapse Ligue 1

'I don't even know who scored. It just suddenly fell on me': Lille fan recalls barrier collapse

Eighteen supporters were injured when a stadium barrier collapsed during a Ligue 1 game in France on Saturday.

# france - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From The42 18 fans injured as Ligue 1 clash abandoned due to barrier collapse France

18 fans injured as Ligue 1 clash abandoned due to barrier collapse

Several supporters tumbled around 1.5 metres down to the side of the pitch and were crushed by fellow fans.

# france - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Anger in France after court rules that 11-year-old girl 'consented to sex'

The incident happened in an area north of Paris in April of this year.

# france - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Four US tourists targeted in acid attack at French train station

A woman has been arrested.

# france - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Ryanair cancels 110 flights as French air-traffic controllers strike

The strikes are taking place as a result of President Macron’s plans to reform French labour laws.

# france - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic

Two people have died on the islands of St Barts and St Martin, with another two people seriously injured.

# france - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From The42 Mbappe to PSG named worst-value deal, Liverpool's Salah swoop the best bargain Transfer News

Mbappe to PSG named worst-value deal, Liverpool's Salah swoop the best bargain

The teenage France international’s loan-to-buy move was the worst value of the most recent transfer window according to the CIES Football Observatory.

British royals awarded €100k in damages over topless magazine photos

A French magazine first published the photos, taken in September 2012.

# france - Monday 4 September, 2017

Man charged with kidnapping over disappearance of girl (9) at Alps wedding

He has been placed in provisional detention in connection with her disappearance.

# france - Friday 1 September, 2017

Man arrested over disappearance of nine-year-old girl from Alps wedding

Maelys de Araujo was last seen at 3am local time on Sunday at the wedding venue.

From The42 Lemar 'very happy' as Liverpool and Arsenal fail to land Monaco midfielder Staying Put

Lemar 'very happy' as Liverpool and Arsenal fail to land Monaco midfielder

The France international was the subject of a £90 million bid, but is more than content to be returning to the principality club.

# france - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

# france - Monday 21 August, 2017

From The42 Kylian Mbappe sent home from Monaco training following row with team-mate Unsettled

Kylian Mbappe sent home from Monaco training following row with team-mate

The incident has fueled further speculation of an exit from the Ligue 1 champions.

'No evidence of terror': Police rule out terrorism after one dead in Marseille crash

A convicted criminal with psychiatric problems drove a van into people waiting at two bus stops in Marseille, France today.

Brigitte Macron given official role - but won't get title of 'First Lady'

There was strong opposition to the creation of a French First Lady role.

# france - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Roman Polanski in legal bid to return to US

The Polish-born filmmaker was accused of drugging and raping an underage girl in 1977.

# france - Friday 18 August, 2017

'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack

Germany has called the attack “revolting”.

From The42 Black and Bleu Ireland can only turn attention to Australia and 'achieving something' at this WRWC Ireland 2017

Black and Bleu Ireland can only turn attention to Australia and 'achieving something' at this WRWC

Claire Molloy is leading the in taking accountability as her squad head for Belfast with only 5th place to play for.

# france - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From The42 Improvements and another deep dig, but nowhere near enough to cope with ferocious French Opinion

Improvements and another deep dig, but nowhere near enough to cope with ferocious French

Ireland ended the match, and their World Cup chase, lamented another opening half in which they were second best.

From The42 Heartbroken Ireland vow to 'go again' despite disappointing change of plan Reaction

Heartbroken Ireland vow to 'go again' despite disappointing change of plan

Tom Tierney’s side face Australia in the play-offs, following a defeat to France in the Pool C decider tonight.

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